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    Sale 2767

    Catalogue I. Dutch and Foreign Silver, Objects of Vertu and Judaica. Catalogue II The Wttewaall Silver Collection

    10 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 331

    Two dutch silver and mother-of-pearl corkscrews

    THE FIRST MAKER'S MARK ONLY OF J.B. CARLIER, MIDDELBURG, CIRCA 1780, THE SECOND MAKER'S MARK ONLY (UNIDENTIFIED) POSSIBLY SCHOONHOVEN, CIRCA 1785

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Two dutch silver and mother-of-pearl corkscrews
    The first maker's mark only of J.B. Carlier, Middelburg, circa 1780, the second maker's mark only (unidentified) possibly Schoonhoven, circa 1785
    Each tapering with twisted fluted, one silver-mounted mother-of-pearl handles applied with the partriotic symbol of a keeshond, the other one with vase and foliage, marked on bases
    8.2 cm. high
    gross 62 gr. (2)


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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory nos. V245, V336).


    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, pp. 171-173, ill. 518 (right) and 519 (left).